the nature conservancy Northeast States Plan New Program To Cut Transportation Emissions By Annie Ropeik • Dec 18, 2018 Pi.1415926535 / Wikimedia Commons Nine Northeast states and the District of Columbia will plan a new program to price and reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector. The initiative, announced Tuesday, does not yet include New Hampshire, Maine or New York. Nonprofit Opens Accessible Trail In Ossipee Pine Barrens By Annie Ropeik • Oct 17, 2018 Jeff Lougee / The Nature Conservancy A new handicap-accessible trail opens Thursday in a rare forest in Ossipee – the first such trail the Nature Conservancy has built in the state. The walking trail runs through the nonprofit’s Ossipee Pine Barrens and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Connecticut River Flow Study Shows Dams' Ecosystem Effects By Annie Ropeik • Jun 15, 2018 Nature Conservancy A major study of the Connecticut River shows how its flow and ecosystem has been altered by dozens of dams. The nonprofit Nature Conservancy worked with the Army Corps of Engineers to try and reconstruct how the Connecticut River might flow if not for the more than 70 large dams in its watershed.